Chunky Applesauce Bars

Recipe by Domenica
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease a 9x9 inch baking pan.
  • (you can also use 9x13 but need to double the recipe).
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the butter, brown sugar and egg until smooth.
  • Stir in applesauce.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and pumpkin pie spice (and/or spices); stir into the applesauce mixture until well blended.
  • Spread evenly into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 25 minutes (for 9/13 pan) or 35-40 minutes (for 9x9 pan) in the preheated oven, or until edges are golden.
  • Cool in the pan over a wire rack.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the confectioners' sugar and margarine.
  • Stir in vanilla and milk until smooth.
  • Spread over cooled bars before cutting into squares.
  • Other suggested toppings include using only powered sugar or a caramel frosting.
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